There’s a reason why the classic Rock styling never gets old, the timeless discords create an overwhelming sensation of nostalgic euphoria. It takes you back to a simpler time when sounds were analog and well…decent. Ian Mccotter’s soulful approach to his 2018 release of Under the Sun is the perfect example with his guitar-driven sound. Ian Mccotters vocal style would be reminiscent of the results of splicing Gary Barlow and Dave Grohl, whilst that seems like a strange compliment to give a Rock musician, the Glaswegian artist has a polished, sophisticated style, that wouldn’t be out of place in a Pop track, whilst having that essential subtle raucous edge. Whilst I’m normally inclined to go out in search of pioneering sounds Ian Mccotter creates such anachronistic sounds that ooze pure soul and passion through evocatively deep lyricism his tracks are a pleasure to get lost in.
You can check out Ian Mccotter’s single Under the Sun on SoundCloud now along with the myriad of other new music he’s released so far in 2018. For more info head on over to Ian Mccotter’s official website
Review by Amelia Vandergast